Ms. Sheehan is the Director of Corporate Governance for the California State Teachersí Retirement System (CalSTRS), the largest teacherís public pension fund in the USA, where she is responsible for overseeing all corporate governance activities for the fund including proxy voting, company engagements and managing over $4 billion placed with activists managers. Prior to that, she served as Chief Deputy Director for Policy at the California Department of Finance. During her tenure at Finance, Ms. Sheehan served on both the CalSTRS and CalPERS Boards as well as serving as the Executive Director of the Governorís Post-Employment Benefits Commission. Ms. Sheehan served two terms as the Chair of the Council of Institutional Investors, is a member of the NASDAQ Listing Council and serves on the Advisory Board of the Weinberg Center on Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware. Ms. Sheehan also serves as Vice Chair of the Investor Advisory Committee of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ms. Sheehan was named one of the 100 most influential people on corporate governance by Directorship magazine for the past six years.
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